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The Must-do Interview Checklist for Your Candidates

Preparation, preparation, and preparation – it’s something you’ve probably told your candidates a thousand times to do ahead of a job interview. We’ve heard of the saying, ‘If you fail to plan, you plan to fail’ and that’s something you definitely don’t want for your candidates. “We get more questions about interviews than anything else,…

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How Should a Candidate Follow up After an Interview?

It’s probably one of the most-asked questions from your employees. Should you call or email after being interviewed to see how you’ve done? How long should you wait before you make contact or do you sit it out and wait for them to get in touch like the famous saying “Don’t call us, we’ll call…

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Why Brexit Means Exit for People in the Creative Industry

Three years after the historic referendum in Britain in which people voted to come out of the European Union – it finally happened. Brexit happened on Friday, January 31st at midnight in Europe. The UK is still in a year of transition while politicians thrash out the finer details of the divorce from the EU.…

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2020 the Year to Take Recruitment on the Road

Although the British unemployment rate remains at its lowest since 1975, with only 3.9% of individuals out of work, the number of vacancies remains considerable with an estimated 800,000 job vacancies on the market. With so many vacancies and few candidates, the ‘Battle for Talent’ remains ruthless as companies struggle to find and retain skilled…

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What is Your #1 Piece of Advice You Would Give to Candidates?

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LinkedIn’s Talent Strategy Top 4 Trends for 2020

With every new year comes a number of new trends and it’s no different when it comes to talent acquisition. LinkedIn has spoken to 7000 professionals in 35 countries to put together what they say are the biggest trends in recruitment this year. The 2020 Global Talent Trends Report has just been published by the…

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How Recruiters Can Attract Top Candidates in Person

It’s not always easy making a connection with top talent in person. Most often, they happen in speedy small talk at career fairs, off-hand conversations at industry conferences, or formal sit-downs during the hiring process. It’s important, however, that recruiters are able to make the most of these moments so that they can attract and…

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What is Personal Brand for Candidates and How Does it Work?

We’ve all heard of employer brand and what that can do for your recruitment efforts but there’s also such a thing as a personal brand. This week our panel of experts unpick exactly what that means and why future hires should consider having one. Kerri-Ann Hargreaves Having a strong personal brand is incredibly important. Be…

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4 Rules for Hiring From the Competition

In my thirty years of helping companies hire from their competitors, I have come to believe in two truths: when the economy is either very good or very bad, the amount of lateral hiring ticks up dramatically. Two other phenomena accompany those truths: both hiring practices and the speed at which a hire goes from hello…